Tag Archives: Native American
Native News Pick of the Month: President Biden’s ‘Thrifty Food Plan’ and what it means for Native Families
Earlier this year, President Biden shared his… American Families Plan that will expand access to free school lunch and summertime cash benefits for families with children…supporting some of America’s most impoverished communities – and Native Americans should not be left behind.
We recently caught up with Mike Benavidez, coordinator of the Pisinemo District Elderly Program of the Tohono O’odham Nation, who shared about their senior services and how PWNA helps.
The 2021 fair trade theme is “Build Back Fairer” and rallies around the impact COVID-19 had on our trade system… Fair trade is critical to Native American businesses too.
The [Guardian] article reported on several different tribal communities from around the country buying back land that was previously taken from them and given to non-Native landowners.
Rainmaking ceremonies are an important cultural tradition for Indigenous people around the world. This tradition is steeped in bringing life-giving water to the earth…
Native News Pick of the Month: The Disconnect between Philanthropy and Native American Food Sovereignty
…Native News Pick of the Month: Funders want to help ensure Native food sovereignty. Many in those communities want philanthropy to do better…
Today is International Women’s Day and this year’s theme is ‘Choose to Challenge’… When I think about women who intentionally choose to challenge, Heather Dawn Thompson instantly comes to mind.
Last month, we discussed COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Native communities with Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Health Security… there’s not a cookie-cutter solution… and we’re seeing Native leaders step up to support vaccine distribution.
Native American Elders transfer our cultural knowledge to the younger generations. Yet every day, COVID-19 is taking our Elders. at higher rates than ever – and with them ancestral knowledge we may never regain.
Looking to add a furry friend to your family? Thousands of stray and homeless animals on reservations need a home – and PWNA’s Reservation Animal Rescue program helps. Read the story of Katya, a kitten who found her fur-ever home.